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Building Broadband in Small Cities

Time: 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Date: Saturday, November 10, 2018

Theatre: Convention Center, Room 502A

10-11-2018 10:45 10-11-2018 12:00 Europe/London Building Broadband in Small Cities

Broadband fuels economic development and success in cities, yet too many small and rural communities have been left on the wrong side of the digital divide. In this session, learn how small cities can build partnerships with private companies, federal and state agencies, and their own neighborhoods to expand broadband access. Participants will gain access… Read more »

NLC City Summit

Synopsis

Broadband fuels economic development and success in cities, yet too many small and rural communities have been left on the wrong side of the digital divide. In this session, learn how small cities can build partnerships with private companies, federal and state agencies, and their own neighborhoods to expand broadband access. Participants will gain access to tools and funding resources, as well as hear from small cities who have successfully leveraged these resources to connect their residents.

Moderator

Speakers

  • Robert Tse National Staff, Telecomm, RUS, USDA - Office of Telecommuncations, Rural Utili
  • Ted Baecher Vice President, State Legislative Affairs & Ethics - Charter Communications
  • Karen Hanson Manager of Partnerships and Interagency Affairs - National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA)
  • Eugene Grant Mayor - Seat Pleasant, MD

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